Awards and Rankings

Rosenberg Martin Greenberg, LLP is proud to announce that the Chairman of the firm, Benjamin Rosenberg, was honored with the first-ever presented Exemplar of Justice Award from the Equal Justice Council at the organization’s annual breakfast event on June 2, 2015. The award was presented to the immediate past co-chairs of the Equal Justice Council, Benjamin Rosenberg and Andrew Jay Graham. Andy and Ben’s combined 18 years of leadership have left an indelible mark on the EJC, establishing the highest standards to which others can aspire. The effectiveness of their teamwork and their deep personal commitment to the mission of Maryland Legal Aid have inspired their peers to do more for the cause of equal access to civil justice for the most vulnerable people in our state. Under Andy and Ben’s leadership, more than $3 Million was raised, from private lawyers and firms, to provide high quality legal services for low-income Marylanders.

Rosenberg Martin Greenberg proudly announces that the firm and five of its partners - Benjamin Rosenberg, Barry Greenberg, Gerard Martin, Stanley Fine, and Cynthia Spell - have been ranked in the 2015 edition of Chambers USA as among Maryland’s leading lawyers in the areas of commercial litigation, white-collar crime & government investigations, real estate and land use in Maryland. Chambers USA is an authoritative reference to the reputations and qualifications of leading business lawyers throughout the USA.

Chambers states the following in its Maryland rankings: “Benjamin Rosenberg is very well respected, a ‘great lawyer’ and a ‘big name’ in the litigation space. His broad and longstanding experience includes business disputes and appellate cases.”

“Managing partner and real estate practice head Barry Greenberg is held in high regard by market participants for his extensive transactional expertise. His practice involves advice to clients on both the development and lending side of real estate.”

Gerard Martin is lauded for his ‘very good judgment and effective manner’ and is considered ‘a go-to guy’ for both commercial litigation and complex white-collar crime.”

Stanley Fine is praised by market sources as ‘a genuinely nice guy who is good to work with’ on complex matters. He focuses on zoning and land use work for developers of commercial, residential and industrial projects.”

Cynthia Spell enjoys a ‘terrific reputation’ for being ‘very knowledgeable on condominium work.’ She represents both developers and lenders in a wide range of commercial leasing and lending transactions.”

Chambers commends Rosenberg Martin Greenberg’s litigation group as being “known for an impressive bench strength comprised of practitioners with an extensive track record in class action cases, appellate law and financial services litigation. The firm is also sought out for its experience in alternative dispute resolution.” Chambers also speaks highly of Rosenberg Martin Greenberg’s real estate group, affirming that the firm “advises owners and developers of residential, retail and commercial properties in the full range of acquisitions and dispositions. Also acts on behalf of lenders in loan transactions, while also assisting with zoning and land use issues.”

Rosenberg Martin Greenberg is pleased to announce that associate Julian T. Lee was awarded with the Young Lawyer/Future History Maker Award at the Monumental City Bar Association’s 80th Anniversary Celebration on April 16, 2015. The award was given to attorneys whose professional accomplishments and contributions are highlighted within his or her career, who promote diversity within the legal profession, and who are under 40 years of age with less than 10 years of progressive legal experience. Each awardee was nominated by a current member, and the recipients were chosen by the 80th Anniversary Committee.

Rosenberg Martin Greenberg is proud to announce that the firm has been shortlisted by Benchmark Litigation for its Benchmark 2015 US Awards. Through extensive research, Benchmark Litigation provides in-house counsel of Fortune 500 companies with information on the top legal practitioners in the country. The Benchmark awards will recognize the top practitioners in the United States litigation community. The ceremony will honor individual attorneys, firms, and in-house counsel teams that played a significant role in the industry over the past year.

Rosenberg Martin Greenberg is proud to announce that sixteen of its attorneys have been selected for inclusion in the 2015 edition of Maryland Super Lawyers®. The firm's attorneys who have been selected include Benjamin Rosenberg, Gerard Martin, Barry Greenberg, Gerard Gaeng, Douglas Furlong, Stanley Fine, Andrew Baida, Louis Ebert, William Hallam, and David Wyand.

In addition, Josh Bradley, Harris Eisenstein, Caroline Hecker, Julian Lee, Jim Liang and Elizabeth Shaner were also selected for inclusion on this year's Maryland Super Lawyers® Rising Stars list.

Benjamin Rosenberg has also been selected by Maryland Super Lawyers® as Top 10 lawyers in the state of Maryland, while Andrew Baida and Gerard Martin join them in the list of the Top 100 Lawyers in the state of Maryland.  

Caroline Hecker was honored on December 4, 2014 at The Daily Record's Leading Women awards, which identifies women age 40 or younger for the tremendous accomplishments they have made so far in their career. They were judged on professional experience, community involvement and a commitment to inspiring change. Click here to read the article on Caroline in the special section of The Daily Record honoring the winners.

Andy Baida was honored on November 13, 2014 as the top lawyer of The Daily Record's 26 Leadership in Law award winners for 2014, which recognizes members of Maryland’s legal community who have made outstanding contributions to the profession, public service and the future through mentoring. Click here to read the article.

Gerry Gaeng, the Chair of RMG’s Litigation Group, received the Towson University Alumni Association’s 2014 Volunteer Service Award on October 16, 2014 at a banquet and award ceremony at the university.  The award honors a member of the Alumni Association Board of Directors who provides special service to the association.

Gerry has served variously as President of the University’s Alumni Association, a member of the President’s Board of Visitors and a member of the Board of Directors of the Towson University Foundation. He has also served on various ad hoc university committees and is a member of the Towson University Founder’s Society and the Towson University Executive Club. Gerry currently serves as the Co-Chair of Towson University’s 150th Anniversary celebration.

Gerry previously received the Towson University Alumni Association's Spirit of the University Award in 2000, and the Towson University Dean's Recognition Award for the College of Liberal Arts in 2007.

Rosenberg Martin Greenberg, LLP is proud to announce that 12 of its attorneys have been named to the Best Lawyers® in America 2015 List, to be featured in U.S. News & World Report. Best Lawyers® is a respected peer-review publication in the legal profession which has been published for over three decades, earning the respect of the profession, the media, and the public as a reliable, unbiased source of legal referrals.

In addition to the 12 attorneys and their respective practice areas featured below, our managing partner and our chairman were also selected as Best Lawyers “Lawyer of the Year” in Baltimore a specific practice area; only a single lawyer in each practice area and designated metropolitan area is honored as the “Lawyer of the Year,” making this accolade particularly significant. These lawyers are selected based on particularly impressive voting averages received during the peer-review assessments.

The following RMG attorneys were honored in the following practice areas in 2015:

Andy Baida
  • Appellate Practice

  • Lou Ebert
  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Litigation - Bankruptcy

  • Stanley Fine
  • Land Use & Zoning Law
  • Litigation – Land Use & Zoning

  • Doug Furlong
  • Commercial Litigation

  • Gerry Gaeng
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Litigation – Banking & Finance
  • Litigation – Real Estate

  • Barry Greenberg
  • Real Estate Law
  • Best Lawyers’ 2015 Baltimore Real Estate Law "Lawyer of the Year"

  • Bill Hallam
  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Litigation – Bankruptcy

  • Jerry Martin
  • Bet-the-Company Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Criminal Defense: White-Collar
  • Litigation – First Amendment

  • Christine Pham
  • Product Liability Litigation – Plaintiffs
  • Stuart Rombro
  • Tax Law

  • Ben Rosenberg
  • Appellate Practice
  • Arbitration
  • Bet-the-Company Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Litigation – Banking & Finance
  • Litigation – Real Estate
  • Litigation – Securities
  • Litigation – Trusts & Estates
  • Best Lawyers’ 2015 Baltimore Arbitration “Lawyer of the Year”

  • David Wyand
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Rosenberg Martin Greenberg proudly announces that the firm and five of its partners - Benjamin Rosenberg, Barry Greenberg, Gerard Martin, Stanley Fine and Cynthia Spell - have been ranked in the 2014 edition of Chambers USA as among Maryland’s leading lawyers in the areas of commercial litigation, real estate and land use in Maryland, as well as tax controversy nationwide. Chambers USA is an authoritative reference to the reputations and qualifications of leading business lawyers throughout the USA.

    Chambers states the following in its Maryland rankings of the six partners:

    “Benjamin Rosenberg is considered ‘extremely well trained and versatile,’ and ‘one of the deans of the litigation Bar.’ He is experienced before state and federal trial and appeal courts. He is also experienced in mediation and arbitration.”

    “Barry Greenberg chairs the firm's real estate department and is hailed as ‘a wonderful guy who does extremely good work.’ He is highly regarded for his skill in contract negotiations, leasing, land use, and financing and construction.”

    Gerard Martin ‘has got a ton of experience’ in both white-collar criminal and commercial litigation. ‘He is one of a kind. A great sense of humor and he knows how to try a case and get a result. He's very savvy,’ said a source.”

    “Stanley Fine is described by market commentators as ‘a tremendous resource’ for real estate matters. He is regularly called upon to represent property developers and businesses in zoning and land use matters.”

    “Cynthia Spell is commended for her ‘good quality work’ in property transactions, including financing, purchases and disposals, and leasing. She is also noted for advising clients on real estate-based loans.”

    Chambers commends Rosenberg Martin Greenberg’s litigation group as being “well known for its strength in high-profile corporate litigation cases and white-collar criminal defense work, as well as being a go-to source for alternative dispute resolution. ‘They have a diverse litigation practice, they can handle anything. They have some really bright lawyers,’ says a client.”

    Chambers also speaks highly of Rosenberg Martin Greenberg’s real estate group, affirming that the firm has a “well-rounded real estate practice with the capacity to advise on property purchases and sales, land use and zoning, commercial leasing and easement agreements, among other matters. [RMG is] well regarded for representing title companies, developers, lenders, private investors and shopping mall owners.”

    Rosenberg Martin Greenberg is proud to announce that fourteen of its attorneys have been selected for inclusion in the 2014 edition of Maryland Super Lawyers®. The firm's attorneys who have been selected include Benjamin Rosenberg, Gerard Martin, Barry Greenberg, Stuart Rombro, Gerard Gaeng, Douglas Furlong, Andrew Baida, Louis Ebert, William Hallam, and David Wyand. 

    In addition, Caroline Hecker, Julian Lee, Jim Liang and Elizabeth Shaner were also selected for inclusion on this year's Maryland Super Lawyers® Rising Stars list. 

    Benjamin Rosenberg, Gerard Martin, and Douglas Furlong have also been selected by Maryland Super Lawyers® as Top 100 lawyers in the state of Maryland.

    For the seventh year in a row, the 2014 edition of Benchmark: America’s Leading Litigation Firms and Attorneys lists Rosenberg Martin Greenberg, LLP among their top litigation firms in Maryland. The firm is proud that its litigation group has received Benchmark's top rating of "Highly Recommended," and four of its partners have been listed as “Local Litigation Stars” in the state. The publication describes Chairman Benjamin Rosenberg as being “admired by his peers and recognized as a ‘local legend’ in Maryland courts.” Benchmark recognizes Gerard Martin as having “seen great successes in white-collar crim[inal defense],” and Andrew Baida is recognized for his highly-regarded appellate practice.

    Of practice group head Gerard Gaeng, Benchmark states, “A competitor contends: “Gerard Gaeng is the man there.” A client agrees: “[He is] well versed and knowledgeable in both litigation matters and consumer finance issues.” Leading the litigation department, Gaeng focuses on class-action defense and financial services litigation.” 

    Benchmark Litigation identifies the leading US trial attorneys and firms at the local and national levels. Focused exclusively on the US litigation market, the publication’s rankings and editorials are the result of extensive interviews with private practice lawyers and in-house counsel. Supplementary firm information is also submitted in the form of a questionnaire. The guide’s “local litigation stars” reflect lawyers who are recommended by peers and clients to have established consistent reputations as trial attorneys, while “future stars” are those litigators who are highlighted as likely to be become “local litigation stars” in coming editions. Benchmark’s independent research is conducted annually between February and June.

    U.S. News Media Group and Best Lawyers have released the 2014 “Best Law Firms” rankings, and has listed Rosenberg Martin Greenberg, LLP in its National Rankings in 6 of its major practice areas. RMG is proud to be named a Tier 3 National Law Firm in the following areas:

  • Appellate Practice
  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Litigation – Banking & Finance
  • Litigation – Real Estate
  • Litigation – Tax

  • RMG is named a Tier 1 Metropolitan Law Firm in Baltimore in the following areas:

  • Appellate Practice
  • Arbitration
  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Criminal Defense: White-Collar
  • Land Use & Zoning Law
  • Litigation – Banking & Finance
  • Litigation – Bankruptcy
  • Litigation – Land Use & Zoning
  • Litigation – Real Estate
  • Litigation – Tax
  • Litigation – Trusts & Estates
  • Real Estate Law

  • RMG is named a Tier 2 Metropolitan Law Firm in Baltimore in the following areas:

  • Litigation – Construction
  • Litigation – First Amendment
  • Patent Law
  • Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs
  • Technology Law

  • RMG is also named a Tier 3 Metropolitan Law Firm in Baltimore in the following areas:

  • Copyright Law
  • Litigation - Securities
  • Trademark Law

  • Firms included in the 2014 “Best Law Firms” list are recognized for professional excellence with persistently impressive ratings from clients and peers. Achieving a tiered ranking signals a unique combination of quality law practice and breadth of legal expertise.

    Rosenberg Martin Greenberg, LLP is proud to announce that associate Elizabeth Shaner has been elected Secretary/Treasurer of the LGBT Bar Association of Maryland for the 2013-2014 term. The Maryland Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Bar Association is a state association of lawyers, judges and other legal professionals, law students, activists, and affiliate lesbians, gay, bisexual, and transgender legal organizations.

    Rosenberg Martin Greenberg, LLP is proud to announce that 12 of its attorneys have been named to the Best Lawyers® in America 2014 List, to be featured in U.S. News & World Report. Best Lawyers® is a respected peer-review publication in the legal profession which has been published for over three decades, earning the respect of the profession, the media, and the public as a reliable, unbiased source of legal referrals.

    In addition to the 12 attorneys and their respective practice areas featured below, 4 of our partners were also selected as Best Lawyers “Lawyer of the Year” in Baltimore a specific practice area; only a single lawyer in each practice area and designated metropolitan area is honored as the “Lawyer of the Year,” making this accolade particularly significant. These lawyers are selected based on particularly impressive voting averages received during the peer-review assessments.

    The following RMG attorneys were honored in the following practice areas in 2014:

    Andy Baida
  • Appellate Practice
  • Best Lawyers 2014 Baltimore - Appellate Practice "Lawyer of the Year" 

  • Lou Ebert
  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Litigation - Bankruptcy

  • Stanley Fine
  • Land Use & Zoning Law
  • Litigation – Land Use & Zoning
  • Best Lawyers’ 2014 Baltimore Litigation – Land Use & Zoning “Lawyer of the Year”

  • Doug Furlong
  • Commercial Litigation

  • Gerry Gaeng
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Litigation – Banking & Finance
  • Litigation – Real Estate

  • Barry Greenberg
  • Real Estate Law

  • Bill Hallam
  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Litigation – Bankruptcy

  • Jerry Martin
  • Bet-the-Company Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Criminal Defense: White-Collar
  • Litigation – First Amendment
  • Best Lawyers’ 2014 Baltimore Criminal Defense: White Collar “Lawyer of the Year”

  • Christine Pham
  • Product Liability Litigation – Plaintiffs

  • Ben Rosenberg
  • Appellate Practice
  • Arbitration
  • Bet-the-Company Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Litigation – Banking & Finance
  • Litigation – Real Estate
  • Litigation – Securities
  • Litigation – Trusts & Estates
  • Best Lawyers’ 2014 Baltimore Litigation - Real Estate “Lawyer of the Year”

  • David Wyand
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Rosenberg Martin Greenberg, LLP is proud to announce that partner Jim Liang has been selected to the Lawyers of Color Inaugural Hot List. The list recognizes 100 promising early- to mid-career attorneys who are excelling in the legal profession. The honorees will be profiled in July's Hot List Special Issue. 


    The honorees were selected by a committee comprised of editorial staff and advisers and law school fellows and interns. The committee reviewed nominations from mentors, peers, and colleagues, and researched bar publications and legal blogs to identify candidates. It also considered attorneys who had noteworthy accomplishments or who were active in legal pipeline initiatives.

    Lawyers of Color is a minority legal organization that works to promote exceptional minority lawyers through various media platforms. Founded as On Being A Black Lawyer in 2011, the organization has grown to include and produce publications for lawyers of South Asian, Pacific Asian, Hispanic, Native American, and African heritages, among others.

    Rosenberg Martin Greenberg proudly announces that the firm and five of its partners - Benjamin Rosenberg, Gerard Martin, Barry Greenberg, Stanley Fine, and Cynthia Spell - have been recognized in the 2013 edition of Chambers USA as among Maryland’s leading lawyers in the areas of commercial litigation, real estate and land use in Maryland, as well as tax controversy nationwide. Chambers USA is an authoritative reference to the reputations and qualifications of leading business lawyers throughout the USA.

    Chambers states the following in its Maryland rankings of the six partners:

    Benjamin Rosenberg is chairman of the firm and continues to be recognized as one of the senior figures in the state's litigation community. He is a fine choice for complex cases before state and federal trial courts and is also highly regarded for his appellate work.”

    Gerard Martin remains a well-known figure at the Maryland trial Bar and is much noted for his experience in white-collar criminal litigation and civil cases.”

    “Founder and managing partner of the firm Barry Greenberg also serves as the chair to its real estate practice. He is particularly well versed in advising clients on issues concerning home-building, residential development and commercial condominiums, and is also noted for his strengths in commercial leasing and lending.”

    “The highly experienced Stanley Fine continues to be in much demand for his advice to developers and businesses regarding land use and zoning work, in addition to providing counsel on general real estate and corporate matters.”

    Cynthia Spell is recognized for her work on behalf of institutional lenders in real estate-based loans, in addition to representing major developers in sophisticated transactions, ranging from acquisitions and sales to leasing and the formation of commercial condominiums.”

    Chambers commends Rosenberg Martin Greenberg’s litigation group: “This excellent local firm is a go-to practice for commercial litigation and white-collar criminal work at both state and federal levels. It also has extensive experience in mediation and alternative dispute resolution.”

    Chambers also speaks highly of Rosenberg Martin Greenberg’s real estate group, affirming that “This team handles the full spectrum of commercial real estate matters, acting for a diverse client base that ranges from developers, lenders, and institutional and private investors to home builders, title companies, and shopping center and apartment building owners. The group is routinely called upon to advise on land use and zoning work, and also represents a fine choice of counsel to assist with the formation of commercial condominium regimes and homeowner associations.”

    Rosenberg Martin Greenberg has been named to the shortlist of Benchmark Litigation's Maryland State Firms of the Year.  RMG is among only 4 firms from the entire state of Maryland to be considered for this honor.  The firms of the year will be chosen at an awards ceremony on January 31, 2013 to be held at the Essex House Hotel in New York.

    Rosenberg Martin Greenberg is proud to announce that fifteen of its attorneys have been selected for inclusion in the 2013 edition of Maryland Super Lawyers®. The firm's attorneys who have been selected include Benjamin Rosenberg, Gerard Martin, Barry Greenberg, Stuart Rombro, Gerard Gaeng, Douglas Furlong, Stanley Fine, Andrew Baida, William Hallam, and David Wyand.

    In addition, Joshua Bradley, Brian Crepeau, Bob Galoubandi, Caroline Hecker, and Jim Liang were also selected for inclusion on this year's Maryland Super Lawyers® Rising Stars list.

    Benjamin Rosenberg and Gerard Martin have also been selected by Maryland Super Lawyers® as Top 100 lawyers in the state of Maryland.

    U.S. News Media Group and Best Lawyers have released the 2013 “Best Law Firms” rankings, and have listed Rosenberg Martin Greenberg, LLP in their National Rankings in 6 of its major practice areas. RMG is proud to be named a Tier 3 National Law Firm in the following areas:

    • Appellate Practice
    • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law
    • Commercial Litigation
    • Litigation – Banking and Finance
    • Litigation – Real Estate
    • Litigation – Tax

    RMG is named a Tier 1 Metropolitan Law Firm in Baltimore in the following areas:

    • Appellate Practice
    • Arbitration
    • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law
    • Commercial Litigation
    • Criminal Defense: White-Collar/Governmental Investigations
    • Litigation – Banking and Finance
    • Litigation – Bankruptcy
    • Litigation – Eminent Domain and Condemnation
    • Litigation – Land Use and Zoning
    • Litigation – Real Estate
    • Litigation – Tax
    • Litigation – Trusts and Estates
    • Real Estate Law

    RMG is named a Tier 2 Metropolitan Law Firm in Baltimore in the following areas:

    • Land Use and Zoning Law
    • Litigation – Construction
    • Litigation – First Amendment
    • Litigation – Securities

    RMG is also named a Tier 3 Metropolitan Law Firm in Baltimore in the following areas:

    • Technology Law
    • Trademark Law

    “The firm has grown and flourished far beyond our expectations over the past twenty-five years,” said RMG’s Chairman, Benjamin Rosenberg. “I am so proud of the depth of our talent that has produced such a long list of top-tier practice areas within the firm, and look forward to continuing to contribute to the firm’s continued success in the years to come.”

    The third edition of the Best Law Firms rankings features law firms given consistently impressive performance ratings by clients and peers. Achieving a high ranking is a special distinction that signals a unique combination of excellence and breadth of expertise. The rankings, presented in tiers, showcase more than 10,000 law firms ranked nationally or by metropolitan region.

    Nineteen Rosenberg Martin Greenberg attorneys have been recognized by ALM Washington D.C. & Baltimore's Top Rated Lawyers for 2012 in the following areas:

    • Bankruptcy: Lou Ebert, Bill Hallam
    • Business & Commercial: Doug Furlong, Gerry Gaeng, Stuart Rombro, Ben Rosenberg, Gail Stern, David Wyand
    • Criminal Law: Jerry Martin
    • Medical Malpractice: Andy Baida
    • Real Estate Law: Stanley Fine, Barry Greenberg, Patrick Martyn, Hilary O'Connor, Cindy Spell

    ALM is a subsidiary of Lexis Nexis, and the Top Rated Lawyers list is said to be "the definitive guide to legal representation in Washington D.C. and Baltimore."

    For the sixth year in a row, Benchmark: America's Leading Litigation Firms and Attorneys lists Rosenberg Martin Greenberg as a "recommended firm," and six of its esteemed partners as "Local Litigation Stars" and "Future Stars" in its 2013 edition. Benjamin Rosenberg, Andrew Baida, Gerard Gaeng and Gerard Martin are listed as Local Litigation Stars. David Wyand is a Future Star for the second year in a row.  Those honored by Benchmark are "those individuals who were recommended consistently as incontrovertible stars by clients and peers."

    Two Rosenberg Martin Greenberg partners have been recognized by Best Lawyers in America® as "Lawyer of the Year" in the following areas:

    • Benjamin Rosenberg is the Baltimore Appellate Practice "Lawyer of the Year" for 2013
    • Stanley Fine is the Baltimore Land Use & Zoning Law "Lawyer of the Year" for 2013

    Only a single lawyer in each specialty in each community is being honored as the “Lawyer of the Year” by Best Lawyers.  The lawyers being honored as “Lawyers of the Year” have received particularly high ratings in Best Lawyers’ surveys by earning a high level of respect among their peers for their abilities, professionalism, and integrity.

    Eleven lawyers from Rosenberg Martin Greenberg, LLP were selected by their peers for inclusion in the 2013 edition of The Best Lawyers in America® (Copyright 2012 by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken, S.C.):

    • Benjamin Rosenberg was selected in the fields of Appellate Law,  Arbitration, Commercial Litigation, Banking & Finance Litigation, Real Estate Litigation, Securities Litigation, Trusts & Estates Litigation, and Bet-The-Company Litigation.
    • Gerard P. Martin was selected in the fields of White-Collar Criminal Defense, Commercial Litigation, First Amendment Litigation, and Bet-The-Company Litigation.
    • Barry C. Greenberg was selected in the field of Real Estate Law.
    • Andrew H. Baida was selected in the field of Appellate Law.
    • Louis J. Ebert was selected in the fields of Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights Law and Bankruptcy Litigation.
    • Stanley S. Fine was selected in the fields of Land Use and Zoning Law and Land Use and Zoning Litigation.
    • Douglas J. Furlong was selected in the field of Commercial Litigation.
    • Gerard J. Gaeng was selected in the fields of Commercial Litigation, Banking & Finance Litigation, and Real Estate Litigation.
    • William L. Hallam was selected in the fields of Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights Law and Bankruptcy Litigation.
    • T. Christine Pham was selected in the field of Product Liability Litigation.
    • David M. Wyand was selected in the field of Commercial Litigation.

    Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Because Best Lawyers is based on an exhaustive peer-review survey in which more than 36,000 leading attorneys cast almost 4.4 million votes on the legal abilities of other lawyers in their practice areas, and because lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed, inclusion in Best Lawyers is considered a singular honor. Corporate Counsel magazine has called Best Lawyers “the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice.”

    Rosenberg Martin Greenberg proudly announces that the firm and five of its partners - Benjamin Rosenberg, Jerry Martin, Barry Greenberg, Stanley Fine and Cynthia Spell - have been recognized in the 2012 edition of Chambers USA as among Maryland's leading lawyers in the areas of commercial litigation, real estate and land use in Maryland, as well as tax controversy nationwide. Chambers USA is an authoritative reference to the reputations and qualifications of leading business lawyers throughout the USA.

    In commercial litigation, Ben Rosenberg is recognized as a Senior Statesman and is described as a "stellar litigator." The publication also notes Jerry Martin's expertise in both civil and criminal matters, and notes that the firm has "a very reputable litigation practice."

    In real estate, Barry Greenberg is recognized for his knowledge of real estate work through all phases of development, and is described as "an intelligent guy who is easy to communicate with and always has his clients' best interests at heart." Stanley Fine's representation of developers and businesses in complex development projects makes him a "one of the preeminent land use attorneys in Baltimore City." Cynthia Spell is noted as being "an excellent real estate lawyer" and is praised for the quality of her work and her strong work ethic.

    On March 6, 2012, Rosenberg Martin Greenberg's tax controversy group was honored and presented with plaques to commemorate their great efforts in becoming certified instructors for the U.S. Military's Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program at Fort Meade.

    The VITA program provides free, quality tax return preparation for military service men and women and their families. Volunteers are trained and certified to prepare taxes within the guidelines and limitations of the VITA program. The Military VITA program is a partnership between the Internal Revenue Service's SPEC (Stakeholders Partnerships Education and Communication), the American Bar Association, and the U.S. Military.

    The tax controversy group (Brian Crepeau, Jim Liang, Elizabeth Shaner, Brandon Mourges, Julian Lee, Seth Groman, and Timothy Wagner) met with the IRS and the ABA in mid-December to begin the certification process, which they completed over the course of the next several weeks. With each person certified to prepare basic, intermediate, advanced and military tax returns, the group then prepared course materials and during the week of January 9, each member of the group served as an instructor at Fort Meade, teaching military and civilian volunteers how to prepare military tax returns and address issues that may arise during the 2012 filing season.

    The IRS plans to use our firm as the model for future Military VITA programs across the country and abroad. 

    Rosenberg Martin Greenberg is proud to announce that fourteen of its attorneys have been selected for inclusion in the 2012 edition of Maryland Super Lawyers®. The firm's attorneys who have been selected include Benjamin Rosenberg, Gerard Martin, Barry Greenberg, Stuart Rombro, Gerard Gaeng, Douglas Furlong, Stanley Fine, Andrew Baida, William Hallam, and David Wyand.

    In addition, Joshua Bradley, Brian Crepeau, Caroline Hecker, and Jim Liang were also selected for inclusion on this year's Maryland Super Lawyers® Rising Stars list.

    Benjamin Rosenberg and Gerard Martin have also been selected by Maryland Super Lawyers® as Top 100 lawyers in the state of Maryland.

    For the fifth year in a row, Benchmark: America's Leading Litigation Firms and Attorneys lists Rosenberg Martin Greenberg as a "recommended firm," and five of its esteemed partners as "Local Litigation Stars" and "Future Stars" in its 2012 edition. Benjamin Rosenberg, Andrew Baida, Gerard Gaeng and Gerard Martin are again listed as Local Litigation Stars. David Wyand has been chosen as a Future Star for the first year. Those honored by Benchmark are "those individuals who were recommended consistently as incontrovertible stars by clients and peers."

    Rosenberg Martin Greenberg is proud to announce that eight of its attorneys have been selected for inclusion in the inaugural 2011 edition of Maryland Super Lawyers™ Business Edition. The firm's attorneys who have been selected include Benjamin Rosenberg (Business Litigation), Gerard Martin (Criminal Defense: White Collar), Barry Greenberg (Real Estate), Gerard Gaeng (Business Litigation), Stanley Fine (Land Use/Zoning), Andrew Baida (Appellate), William Hallam (Bankruptcy), and David Wyand (Business Litigation).

    In addition, Rosenberg Martin Greenberg has been selected by Maryland Super Lawyers® Business Edition as one of the Top Construction & Real Estate Law Firms in Maryland, and Chairman Benjamin Rosenberg was named to the Top Attorneys List.

    Eight lawyers from Rosenberg Martin Greenberg were selected by their peers for inclusion in the 2012 edition of The Best Lawyers in America® (Copyright 2011 by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken, S.C.):

    • Benjamin Rosenberg was selected in the fields of Appellate Law, Arbitration, Commercial Litigation, Banking & Finance Litigation, Real Estate Litigation, Securities Litigation, Trusts & Estates Litigation, and Bet-The-Company Litigation.
    • Gerard P. Martin was selected in the fields of White-Collar Criminal Defense, Commercial Litigation, First Amendment Litigation, and Bet-The-Company Litigation.
    • Barry C. Greenberg was selected in the field of Real Estate Law.
    • Stanley S. Fine was selected in the field of Land Use and Zoning Law and Litigation.
    • Gerard J. Gaeng was selected in the fields of Commercial Litigation, Banking & Finance Litigation, and Real Estate Litigation.
    • Andrew H. Baida was selected in the field of Appellate Law.
    • Louis J. Ebert and William L. Hallam were selected in the fields of Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights Law and Bankruptcy Litigation.
    • T. Christine Pham was selected in the fields of Product Liability Litigation and Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs.

    Since its inception in 1983, Best Lawyers has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Because Best Lawyers is based on an exhaustive peer-review survey in which more than 39,000 leading attorneys cast almost 3.1 million votes on the legal abilities of other lawyers in their practice areas, and because lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed, inclusion in Best Lawyers is considered a singular honor. Corporate Counsel magazine has called Best Lawyers "the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice."

    Rosenberg Martin Greenberg is pleased to announce that US News & World Report® has released a list of the "2011-2012 Best Law Firms", and the firm is ranked as a Tier 1 Law Firm in seven of its twenty-five esteemed practice areas:

    • Appellate Practice
    • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law
    • Commercial Litigation
    • Criminal Defense: White Collar - Litigation
    • Land Use & Zoning Law
    • Litigation - Real Estate
    • Real Estate Law

    Rosenberg Martin Greenberg proudly announces that the firm and four of its partners - Benjamin Rosenberg, Jerry Martin, Barry Greenberg and Stanley Fine - have been recognized in the 2011 edition of Chambers USA as among Maryland's leading lawyers in the areas of commercial litigation, real estate and land use in Maryland. Chambers USA is an authoritative reference to the reputations and qualifications of leading business lawyers throughout the USA.

    In commercial litigation, Ben Rosenberg is recognized as a Senior Statesman and is described as "brilliant in court and excellent at counseling clients." The publication also notes Jerry Martin's expertise in both civil and criminal matters.

    In real estate, Barry Greenberg is recognized for his knowledge of real estate work through all phases of development, and is said to be renowned for handling "highly sophisticated work and going out of his way for his clients." Stanley Fine's representation of developers and businesses in complex development projects makes him a "preeminent attorney for land use matters in Baltimore City."

    Ten lawyers from Rosenberg Martin Greenberg were selected to appear in the January 2011 issue of Baltimore Magazine and Maryland Super Lawyers® Magazine. The attorneys were recognized by Super Lawyers Magazine based on their accomplishments in their particular practice areas:

    • Benjamin Rosenberg - Business Litigation
    • Gerard P. Martin - Criminal Defense: White Collar
    • Barry C. Greenberg - Real Estate
    • Stanley S. Fine - Land Use/Zoning
    • Gerard J. Gaeng - Business Litigation
    • Stuart R. Rombro - Tax and Tax Controversies
    • Andrew H. Baida - Appellate Law
    • David M. Wyand - Business Litigation
    • William L. Hallam - Bankruptcy/Creditors' Rights

    In addition, Benjamin Rosenberg was named in the Top 10 list.

    Gerard J. Gaeng has been named a member of the Honorary Committee supporting the 23rd Annual Lawyer's Campaign Against Hunger.

    Gerard J. Gaeng has been elected to the Board of Directors of the Towson University Alumni Association for the 2010-2011 year. Gerry is also President Emeritus of the Alumni Association.

    Rosenberg Martin Greenberg was recognized by The Baltimore Business Journal as the 16th largest law firm in the Baltimore area in the 2011 edition of The Book of Lists. The rankings are based upon the number of lawyers in Baltimore-area offices, utilizing information submitted by individual firms in February of 2010.

    Rosenberg Martin Greenberg is proud to announce that Best Lawyers has named Stanley S. Fine as the "Baltimore Best Lawyers Land Use & Zoning Lawyer of the Year" for 2011.

    Mr. Fine is a prominent transactional attorney in the Baltimore region who concentrates in land use, general real estate and business matters. Mr. Fine previously served as the Director of the Maryland State Lottery Agency and Chairman of the Maryland State Lottery Commission.

    As a former member of the Baltimore City Planning Commission and president of a community association, Mr. Fine's expertise is sought after by developers and businesses in land use and zoning matters. He represents clients in bringing projects large and small to realization.

    Best Lawyers compiles its lists of outstanding attorneys by conducting exhaustive peer-review surveys in which thousands of leading lawyers confidentially evaluate their professional peers. The current, 17th edition of The Best Lawyers in America (2011) is based on more than 3.1 million detailed evaluations of lawyers by other lawyers.

    For the fourth year in a row, Benchmark: America's Leading Litigation Firms and Attorneys lists Rosenberg Martin Greenberg as a "recommended firm," and four of its esteemed partners as "Local Litigation Stars" in its 2011 edition. The write-up describes Benjamin Rosenberg as a "very well respected, very good trial lawyer, tremendous experience" and recognizes Gerard Martin's "significant victories in white-collar crime defense cases". Andrew Baida advances from his nomination last year as a Future Rising Star and is recognized for his highly-regarded appellate practice, as well as commercial, medical malpractice and state/government disputes, while Gerard Gaeng is praised for his class action defense of financial institutions and construction litigation.

    Rosenberg, Martin, Baida and Gaeng are also listed as "Local Litigation Stars." Those named by Benchmark as "Local Litigation Stars" are "those individuals who were recommended consistently as incontrovertible stars by clients and peers."

    Rosenberg Martin Greenberg is pleased to announce that US News & World Report® has released a list of the "2010 Best Law Firms", and the firm is ranked as a Tier 1 Law Firm in four of its twenty-five esteemed practice areas:

    • Alternative Dispute Resolution
    • Criminal Defense: White Collar
    • General Commercial Litigation
    • Land Use & Zoning Law

    Rosenberg Martin Greenberg is also ranked as a Tier 2 Law Firm in their Real Estate Law practice area.

    Nine lawyers from Rosenberg Martin Greenberg were selected by their peers for inclusion in the 2011 edition of The Best Lawyers in America® (Copyright 2010 by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken, S.C.):

    Benjamin Rosenberg was selected in the fields of Appellate Law, Commercial Litigation, Alternative Dispute Resolution and Bet-The-Company Litigation; Gerard P. Martin was selected in the fields of White-Collar Criminal Defense and Commercial Litigation; Barry C. Greenberg was selected in the field of Real Estate Law; Stanley S. Fine was selected in the field of Land Use and Zoning Law; Gerard J. Gaeng was selected in the field of Commercial Litigation; Andrew H. Baida was selected in the field of Appellate Law; Louis J. Ebert and William L. Hallam were selected in the field of Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights Law; and T. Christine Pham was selected in the field of Product Liability Litigation.

    Since its inception in 1983, Best Lawyers has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Because Best Lawyers is based on an exhaustive peer-review survey in which more than 39,000 leading attorneys cast almost 3.1 million votes on the legal abilities of other lawyers in their practice areas, and because lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed, inclusion in Best Lawyers is considered a singular honor. Corporate Counsel magazine has called Best Lawyers "the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice."

    Rosenberg Martin Greenberg proudly announces that the firm and its name partners - Ben Rosenberg, Jerry Martin and Barry Greenberg – have been recognized in the 2010 edition of Chambers USA in the categories of commercial litigation and real estate. Chambers USA is an authoritative reference to the reputations and qualifications of leading business lawyers throughout the USA. In the area of commercial litigation, Ben Rosenberg is recognized as a Senior Statesman and is described as "smart and hard-working, with excellent courtroom skills." The publication also notes Jerry Martin's expertise in both civil and criminal matters. In real estate, Barry Greenberg is recognized for his knowledge of real estate work through all phases of development to completion. The firm profile from the Chambers USA directory can be viewed here.

    Rosenberg Martin Greenberg is pleased to announce that on May 14, 2010 Gerard P. Martin was presented with the John Adams Award for outstanding service for his work on the Criminal Justice Act. This award is presented each year by the Federal Public Defender to the one attorney on the Panel who over the past year has best exemplified the qualities exhibited by the patriot and former President John Adams, in representing those members of our society who cannot afford representation.